Database Administrator

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Temporary, Full time
  • International Market Recruiters
  • 08 Aug 17

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ROLE SUMMARY:
The candidate will be a technical hands on member of the Database Administration team providing infrastructure services and operational support on a global basis for both Oracle and Microsoft SQL technologies. The role will consist of a combination of incident, requests and proactive platform management activities.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provide excellent technical support for Oracle and SQL Database environment.
  • Provide operational support for DB issues initiated from Incidents or Changes.
  • Provide solutions and root-cause analysis of system performance and failure related issues.
  • Work on an onsite shift-rota and provide off site 24x7 support.
  • Work on projects and provide close liaison with project teams to ensure the smooth transition of new databases and initiatives into the Production environment.
  • Work closely with manager and team members.
  • Review and recommend options to improve the effectiveness of the database infrastructure.
  • Establish / maintain best practices, processes and procedures to underpin the operations of the business.
  • Performance monitoring / Testing and capacity planning.
  • Creation / maintenance of full system documentation, including DR documentation.
  • Innovation – continually looking at ways to improve infrastructure, for a faster and more efficient environment.
  • To fulfil additional / ad hoc duties as requested in order to meet the needs of the business.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Oracle RDBMS 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Oracle RAC
  • Excellent working knowledge of Oracle Forms
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL 2000€5€82
  • Experience working with NOSQL
  • Experience using a scripting language to automate tasks
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL High Availability features
  • Experience of performance and tuning optimizing SQL DB’s
  • Experience of monitoring and alerting tools for DB’s

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Experience of ITIL v3 standards or a certificate in ITIL v3 foundation skills beneficial
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Comrience using a scripting language to automate tasks
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL High Availability features
  • Experience of performance and tuning optimizing SQL DB’s
  • Experience of monitoring and alerting tools for DB’sputer Science or related field preferred

EXPERIENCE:

  • DBA with strong Oracle RDBMS and SQL 2005€82 experience
  • Providing infrastructure services and operational support across a global company
  • Experience working within a financial institution or similar environment